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  1. 1. Workshop – August 18, 2011 Litchfield School DistrictDigital resources that relate to elementary Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies/ Web 2.0 tools<br />Presenter: Sue MacNicoll<br />Computer Literacy Teacher<br /> and Integrator<br />smacnicoll@comcast.net<br />
  2. 2. a basic understanding of Web 2.0 resources and other FREE online resources<br />become aware of websites that align with your curriculum, and you will have some ideas about how they might be incorporated into instruction.<br />By the end of this session you will have:<br />
  3. 3. The second generation Web<br />Dynamic and shareable content and social networking<br />Simply referred to as the READ WRITE web<br />What is Web 2.0?<br />
  4. 4. Web 2.0 sites create the framework for user participation, where a site’s primary content is contributed by its users. <br />This shift has moved the Internet from our traditional one-way information flow to a two-way “conversation” in which the Three R’s have been supplanted by the Three C’s: Contributing, Collaborating, Creating — through mediums like blogs and wikis<br />Another Perspective on Web 2.0<br />
  5. 5. YouTube Information R/evolution<br />
  6. 6. http://www.slideshare.net/smacnicoll/web-20-and-technology-integration-for-specialists-smacnicoll<br />Today’s Presentation on SlideShare<br />Today’s Brainstorming at:<br />http://sync.in/MrzO5rm86v <br />http://sync.in<br />
  7. 7. Introductions – What are you hoping to take away from today?<br />VoiceThreadhttps://web20.ed.voicethread.com/?#u501675.b2171896.i11585284<br />Poetry <br />http://voicethraead.com/?#q.b119840.i725907<br />Math http://voicethread.com/?#q+math.b321846.i1786529<br />Introductions using VoiceThread http://voicethread.com/<br />
  8. 8. http://fcit.usf.edu/matrix/matrix.php<br />The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. Videos are available of example lessons.<br />Five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: <br />Five levels of technology integration<br />Technology Integration Matrix<br />
  9. 9. RSS Aggregators –Bloglines, Google Reader: <br />To follow: Richard Byrne, Edutopia, Tech Learning<br />RSS - Really Simple Syndication<br />
  10. 10. Free tools that will help you and your students as you work with technology in your classroom<br />Sync.inhttp://sync.in Online real time document sharing<br />Cool Tools<br />
  11. 11. 2. Print What You Like http://printwhatyoulike.com Print only the parts of websites<br />3. JogLabhttp://www.joglab.com/<br />Cool Tools<br />
  12. 12. Cool Tools<br />Poll Junkie http://polljunkie.com No sign up. No log in. Just quick and anonymous polls in seconds and results you can count on.<br />Download Helper http://downloadhelper.net<br /> Using DownloadHelper, you can easily save videos from most of the popular video sites.<br />
  13. 13. Cool Tools<br />Format Factory http://www.formatoz.com/index.html<br />A multifunctional media converter.<br />Online-Convert http://www.online-convert.com/Online media convertor<br />
  14. 14. <ul><li>Slidesharehttp://www.slideshare.net/ Share and get slideshows</li></ul>Cool Tools<br />
  15. 15. Cool Tools<br />Boolifyhttp://www.boolify.org/index.php showing students how search operator words affect search result<br />Twurdyhttp://www.twurdy.com/index.php Search by readability level<br />
  16. 16. 64 Interesting Class Blog Posts https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=0AclS3lrlFkCIZGhuMnZjdjVfNzQ5ZnpiczlxYzM&hl=en_GB<br />Duck Diaries http://duckdiaries.edublogs.org/<br />Mighty Writers http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=41233<br />Blogs by discipline http://movingforward.wikispaces.com/Education+Blogs+by+Discipline<br />Blogs Blogger, EduBlogs, 21Classrooms<br />
  17. 17. PBWikihttp://hamptonacademy.pbworks.com/w/page/35144872/Hampton%20Academy%20Book%20Reports%20-%202 Oral Book Reports<br />About Costa Rica http://aboutcostarica.pbworks.com/w/page/1250495/FrontPage Student created site about Costa Rica<br />Wikis, PB Wiki, Wikispaces, Wet Paint <br />
  18. 18. Curriculum Integration<br />
  19. 19. <ul><li>Projects by Jen http://www.projectsbyjen.com/index.htm (O.R.E.O. 2011) Encouraging teachers since 1999 to use online projects in their PreK-6 classrooms.</li></ul>All Areas – Collaborative Projects<br />
  20. 20. National Library of Virtual Manipulativeshttp://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html<br />Math Maps http://edte.ch/blog/maths-maps/placemarks which when clicked reveal mathematics questions for students to answer based on the maps.<br />Illuminations http://illuminations.nctm.org/ Provide Standards-based resources that improve the teaching and learning of mathematics for all students.<br />Math<br />
  21. 21. Wordlehttp://www.wordle.net/Create and Print word posters<br />Guess the Wordlehttp://projectsbyjen.com/GTW/<br />Using Wordle in a class https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_157dpbsg9c5<br />Language Arts<br />
  22. 22. Storybirdhttp://storybird.com/ Collaborative Storytelling<br />Article on using Storybird<br />Storybird<br />
  23. 23. Google Earth The possibilities for using Google Earth in a social studies classroom are almost limitless. Ten fun things you can do with Google Earth http://www.google.com/educators/start_earth.html<br />Kids Pasthttp://www.kidspast.com/index.php has an easy to read online World History "textbook" for kids. Kids Past also offers five history games to which students can apply the knowledge the find in the textbook. The textbook and games correspond to each other.<br />Social Studies <br />
  24. 24. Science<br />Ace Beetle Detectives http://www.beetledetectives.com/index.php Search for these beetles and signs of infestation in your area. Then report your findings to help your organization become top-ranked beetle detectives!<br />Journey North http://www.learner.org/jnorth/ A Global Study of Wildlife Migration and Seasonal Change<br />
  25. 25. More Science<br />Tulip Garden http://www.learner.org/jnorth/tulip/ you and your students plant a specific type of tulip bulb in the fall, then make observations and report when the first plants and flowers appear.<br />Project Feeder Watch http://www.birds.cornell.edu/pfw/ Count feeder birds and submit findings to Cornell Lab of Orthinology. $15 participation cost gets you a bird ID poster, a bird feeding kit, and instructional materials.<br /> <br />